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birth parent

noun as in biological parent

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What few changes have been made in adoption law are generally aimed at making the process easier for adoptive parents, who experts say tend to have more political and financial clout than birth parents.

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Many describe a pervasive pressure to bring people—whether birth parents or adoptive couples—in the door.

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Some states, such as California and Nevada, explicitly consider birth-parent expenses an “act of charity” that birth parents don’t have to pay back.

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She wants to see improvements such as an expansion of mandatory independent legal representation for birth parents, better tracking of adoption data and the reining in of excessive fees.

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Relevant laws—governing everything from allowable financial support to how birth parents give their consent to an adoption—are made at the state level and vary widely.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to birth parent, such as: biological father, biological mother, birth father, birth mother, father, and mother.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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